About Fessenden Elementary School
Location of Fessenden Elementary
4200 NW 89th Place, Ocala, Florida 34482, USA
Fessenden Elementary is located off CR-25A, just before the Ocala Speedway. From Interstate 75, exit at FL-326 (exit 358) and head east. Turn left at CR-25A (Gainesville Road). Fessenden's marquee will be visible on the left.
School History and Profile
Housed in a beautiful coquina rock building, Fessenden Elementary School has a rich history. A school has existed at the current location since 1868, when Fessenden was founded as a private academy for African-American students.
Fessenden currently serves a large, rural area in the northwest area of Marion County. Our staff is committed to creating a positive educational environment where every child can strive for academic excellence. Fessenden is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and Sites.
School Colors and Mascot
- Mascot: Tiger
- School Colors: Maroon and White